Green School Market Anticipates Building Boom

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The results of the November election will soon become more real in the Golden State, as a new law providing $550 million in funding for clean-energy and energy-efficiency projects went into effect on Jan. 1. California voters approved Proposition 39, which closes a corporate tax loophole for out-of-state businesses and allocates some of the $1 billion in funding directly to green projects, with much of the remainder expected to go to schools.

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California Approves Multiple Green Energy Reforms

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Governor Jerry Brown signed several major pieces of energy legislation last week, keeping California on the cutting edge of the green industry boom.

Senate Bill 594 (SB 594) allows utility customers to apply the financial credit from solar installations to their overall energy bill for a plot or connected plots. Previously a utility customer could only apply credits from a solar array to the meter the installation was attached to.

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